Homestead Heirloom Tomato
If you have trouble with tomatoes not setting fruit in hot weather, try Homestead.

Homestead Heirloom Tomato

  • Light: Full sun
  • Fruit size: 8 to 9 oz
  • Matures: 80 days
  • Plant spacing: 24 to 36 inches apart
  • Plant size: 4 to 6 feet tall
  • Plant type: Determinate

Heirloom. An old favorite dating from 1954. Developed by the University of Florida especially for hot climates and known for its reliability to set fruit at high temperatures. Produces firm, meaty tomatoes. Large vines help shade fruit to protect from sunburn, and will need to be staked or caged. Plants in our test garden, where the growing conditions are ideal, bear an average of 50 pounds of fruit over a 6 to 7 week period. Resistant to fusarium wilt (F).

Some Bonnie Plants varieties may not be available in your local area, due to different variables in certain regions. Also, if any variety is a limited, regional variety it will be noted on the pertinent variety page.

Only available in the following states, in limited quantities: AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, TX

Homestead Heirloom Tomato is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 4.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Hearty These tomatoes are easy to grow. This is my second year and now I am finding tomato plants popping up in various parts of the yard. You can also grow new plants from cuttings. This one is a keeper!
Date published: 2017-09-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best tomato ever! Planted a little early in Texas we didnt have a late frost. ( before april 11th). These are the most flavorful and juicy tomatoes I ever grew. A tomatoe sandwich a day is a delight. My Mother 92 years old said these tomatoes reminded her of what tomatoes tasted like when she was young, delicious! Saving seeds for next year and every year after that God willing. A must tomatoe plant for the tomatoe lover.
Date published: 2017-06-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Will definitely plant them again: I planted one of these in an old flower bed that used to be an iris bed. I put the plant in the ground later than I usually plant tomatoes and in no time it was flourishing. We had an incredible yield and I never fertilized even once during the summer. Just regular watering. No problems whatsoever. Will definitely buy again!
Date published: 2016-03-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from We live in a very warm climate and they grow beautifully. The taste is excellent and they seem to flourish. No worms yet!
Date published: 2015-05-18
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